Article 1 - the choucroute will be based on sauerkraut, cooked nowadays with a cheap Riesling by pressure cooker and dotted with the odd crushed juniper berry.
Article 2 - the choucrote will also contain whole white onions.
i.) These are to be added to the sauerkraut and left in peace to achieve the structural integrity of candy floss.
ii.) Peeled and halved potatoes are also added here.
Article 3 - the choucroute will benefit from the addition of peeled carrots, cut into chunks more than slices.
i.) The quantity of carrot should not be much more than the quantity of potato.
ii.) The carrot must be steamed separately and only added when the ensemble comes to the table.
iii.) Any deviance from this will result in the ruination of the choucroute. Carrot sweetness matters.